BHP Billiton changes board members

BHP Billiton changes board members

7:59 AM, 19th April 2013
BHP Billiton changes board members

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA: The Board of BHP Billiton announced the terms of retirement for outgoing Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Marius Kloppers. Andrew Mackenzie will succeed Kloppers as CEO. Following the appointment of Mackenzie as CEO, BHP Billiton announced its new senior management team which will take effect from 10 May 2013.

The Group Management Committee (GMC) will comprise - Andrew Mackenzie, CEO; Peter Beaven, President, Copper; Tim Cutt, President, Petroleum and Potash, (from 2 July 2013); Dean Dalla Valle, President, Coal; Geoff Healy, Chief Legal Counsel (from 3 June 2013); Mike Henry, President, HSEC, Marketing and Technology; Graham Kerr, Chief Financial Officer; Daniel Malchuk, President, Aluminium, Manganese and Nickel; Jane McAloon, President, Governance and Group Company Secretary; Jimmy Wilson, President, Iron Ore; Karen Wood, President, People and Public Affairs.

“The composition and structure of the team reflects my commitment to a relentless focus on the safe execution of BHP Billiton’s strategy. The team will provide the company with the right balance of skill and experience needed to lead BHP Billiton effectively in the current environment. The new team will be tireless in its pursuit of best in class in terms of dollars spent per tonne mined and barrel lifted, maintaining our capital discipline, delivering sustainable returns for our owners and continuing to contribute to the communities and countries in which we operate,” said Mackenzie.

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